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Cheley Tackett

A native of Ohio, Cheley Tackett has been part of the Nashville music scene for more than 15 years. Her song “Penny Wishes” on her debut cd “When We Knew It All” won the top prize in the country category at the 2002 Chris Austin Songwriting Contest at Merlefest in North Carolina. She is also a New Folk winner from the prestigious international Kerrville Folk Festival, following in the footsteps of previous winners Lucinda Williams and Lyle Lovett. “Play the One I Like” from her sophomore release “Here,” was voted (the internet’s largest songwriters organization) Song of the Year & the album won Country Album of the Year. Tackett is also an International Acoustic Music Award finalist in the female vocalist category. In 2015, she was voted Nashville’s GayFave LGBT musician by readers of Out & About. Tackett, formerly with Adroit Records, is currently launching her own label. For more information and booking information, visit